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by Peter Moskos

May 20, 2009

Get tough on black-on-black crime

Bealefeld, Baltimore's police commish, says:
Those guys got fairly nominal sentences for some heinous stuff that they did to these kids, and if it happened in a white neighborhood in any other community in this state, we'd still be talking about it, and people would be talking about life sentences.... And these people get out essentially with a slap on the wrist. People need to be speaking out about this.
True dat.

The background and more in Justin Felton's story in the Sun.

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